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>> business, we it's wednesday, january 20th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." are you ready to thump for trump? >> sarah palin throws her support behind donald trump. millions of americans along the e st coast brace for a blizzard, while others are already snowed-in, under winter weather and icy temperatures. and saved by a star. oscar winning actor jamie foxx jumped into action pulling a
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. sarah palin will join donald trump on the campaign trail today. the onetime vice presidential candidate enthusiastically endorsed trump taking aim at the gop and president obama. this morning, the reaction to the endorsement is a reminder of just how polarizing the former alaska governor is. the right leaning "the washington post" is calling palin a conservative superstar. palin endorsed ted cruz in his senate race. >> reporter:onald trump is touting his biggest endorsement yet from sarah palin. >> he is perfectly positioned to let you make america great again.
no more pussy-footing around. our troops deserve the best! you deserve the best! >> reporter: from day one, i said if i ever do this, i have to get her support. >> reporter: a favorite of tea party conservatives, palin's endorsement is seen as a major victor or ted cruz. the two are locked in a virtual dead heat in iowa. >> i love sarah palin. support i wouldn't be in the senate today. >> reporter: jeb bush was less diplomatic during a fox news appearance. >> i respect donald trump. i don't think sarah palin has the ideas to keep us safe. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton picked up the key endorsement of the human rights campaign, the largest lgbt rights group. >> we are the only on the
super pact and i'm proud of it. >> reporter: now clinton will return to iowa today. she is expected to spend four days in the state this week versus just one in new hampshire. back to sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump. it came on the same day trac her son was charged with assault and possessing a weapon while intoxicated in connection with an incident involving his girlfriend monday night. the palin family attorney declined to comment on the case. >> don champion here in new york, thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more on sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump trump. hillary clinton campaign is dismissing the latest report on her e-mails. some of her e-mails found at her home was higher security clearance than to the secret. some contained information on
the clinton campaign says these were not classified when they were sent or received. ben carson, temporarily, suspended his campaign after a volunteer died following a car accident. a van carrying three carson volunteers and a paid staffer in western iowa flipped on its side on an icy road and hit another vehicle yesterday morning. 25-year-old braydon joplin died yesterday afternoon. the others were treated at a nearby hospital. to international news now. at least 19 people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a university in pakistan this morning. heavy gunfire and explosions were heard at the university located in northwest pakistan. classes had just begun. pakistani troops rushed to the scene and most students have been evacuated and police say at least four of the gunmen have been killed. so far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. michigan governor rick
for the flint water crisis. contaminated water has put thousands of children at risk for potential brain dang from lead poisoning. said snyder, i let you down. some are pushing for on his resignation. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: michigan governor rick snyder has apologized to flint residents about their poisoned water. >> i'm sorry and i will fix it. >> reporter: snyder said he will release all of his e-mails to the public on wednesday. >> you deserve accountability. >> reporter: flint's water trouble started in april 2014 when with the city left the detroit water system and drew water from the flint river to save money. despite assurances it was safe, residents complained about the water smell, taste, and appearance. in september 2015, a group of doctors found dangerously high levels of lead in children's blood. the flint switched back to the other water in october but a pediatrician said the damage is
>> there is no safe level of lead in a child, no. >> reporter: he says the state will pay for medical and behavioral treatment for affected children. he'll also deploy additional national guard troops to distributed bottled water and filters to every flint resident. concerned parents were anxious to hear the governor's plan. >> something needs to be done. you poison a whole community full of kid, you really tear up their future. >> reporter: corrosive water ruined flint's water pipes. even today, lead water flows through the taps. the eastern united states is bracing for what could be a major winter storm this weekend. heavy snow, some predict up to two feet, is a possibility from washington, d.c. to boston. another snowstorm made for slick roads and rough travel in kansas
and the deep freeze that gpped much of the country froze a fountain in fayetteville, north carolina. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has more on the storm heading east. >> reporter: tracking the storm that came across the west coast on the day on tuesday and take a cross country trip and become a of the week. maybe as far south as alabama and georgia with the snowfall. as it takes the corner deepens rapidly. extending through d.c. and new england into the start of the weekend. a big area of low pressure slowly lumbers out to sea as we head through sunday. highest confidence in the big snow, talking over a foot of snowfall, around the philly area down through d.c. and to roanoke, much of virginia, west virginia and maybe even eastern kentucky with this one.
is not just the snow totals but talking about onshore winds and strong coastal winds at a full moon and high tide and that could big pockets of coastal flooding of what we might see in the summer and the fall. blizzards looking more likely along with major travel disruptions by the end of this week into the weekend. the massive search for 12 marines on board two helicopters that crashed off the coast of hawaii was suspended. the colife boats have been recovered and wreckage has been found on the sea floor. so far, no sign of the crew. coming up on the "morning news." now miracle recovery. a man is revived after being found frozen and lifeless on the side of the road. and confirmed cases of a zika virus in the united states
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treatment for the zika fireus. "the telegraph" confirms jihadi john has been killed. he was seen in several isis propaganda videos that appeared to show the beheadings of western hostages. a u.s. drone strike in november in syria killed him. the student newspaper at kent state university reports onn thth investigation of a professor for possible ties to isis. the fbi and homeland security have reportedly been investigating associate history professor julio peno for the last year and a half. still ahead, a heart stopping accident that is all caught on video. an out of control truck sends a passenger flying. on "moneywatch," hold the ketchup.
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forced to share it with my wife. it was terrible. on the cbs "moneywatch" more on the twitter outage and backlash and sweet topping for mcdonald's french fries. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. twitter is up and running after sporadic outages kept users from the service. it affected users here and the europe. the company blames a programming errors. shares fell yesterday down 68% from their april high. the prices of u.s. crude oil split again to $29 a barrel and the lowest price since 2013.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a dash cam captured a horrific crash in brazil. the pickup truck flipped several times across the road and sent a passenger somersaulting 65 feet in the air. the passenger somehow survived. doctors in pennsylvania resurvived a 26-year-old man who
justin smith fell unconscious while walking home in subzero temperatures nearly a year ago when his father found him 12 hours later, he wasn't breathing and he had no pulse. he was in a coma before regaining full consciousness months later. yesterday, smith returned to the hospital to thank the staff. jamie foxx helped pull a man from a burning truck but he says he's not a hero. brittany hopper from our los angeles station kcbs reports. >> reporter: an emotional father walks down the driveway with actor jamie foxx after thanking foxx for saving his son's life. >> he was here when he needed to be here and he was here for my son. as far as i'm concerned, he saved his life. >> you said that you were able? >> we pulled him out. we pulled him out. he has serious burns. >> reporter: the truck lost control, rolled several times, then burst into flames outside jamie foxx's house monday night. it was foxx who helped pull the
>> your son is a fighter and when with heextends, he extends out of the cabin. pulled him out. and as we pull him out, within five seconds later, the truck goes up. >> he didn't have to do a thing. and, you know, liked earlier, i said earlier, we all hope to do act. do we act? >> reporter: fox has played a hero in his blockbuster movies yet he doesn't consider saving a man's life to heroic. >> i don't look at it as heroic. i just look at it as you had to do something and it all just worked out. >> reporter: police say that the driver did suffer from some burns and he was taken to the hospital. but he was also arrested for driving under the influence. cbs news, i'm brittany hopper in westlake village, california. coming up after your local
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but i'm okay. today, donald trump got the endorsement of sarah palin. he got the endorsement of sarah palin, yeah. . yeah, when with he heard, john mccain said, then you're all set. >> although i think she just likes him because trump sounds like a name she would give one of her kids. >> she agreed to endorse him and he agreed to let her shoot that fuzzy animal off of his head. >> that is one of this morning's top stories, sarah palin's endorsement of droneled trumpomed donald trump. her endorsement comes with less than two weeks to go before the iowa caucuses and trump is in a dead heat there with ted cruz.
may be the target of a major winter storm. it's expected to hit this weekend, depending on its track, and area from washington to boston could get walloped with a foot or more of snow. there is a rare show going on this morning. if you look out right now toward the south you will see planets lined up. a plantary parade like that hasn't happened in 11 years. steven hawking has a dire warning for earth. in an interview, he said disaster on this planet will be a near certainty in the next thousand or 10,000 years. threats include nuclear war and global warming and genetically engineered virus. he said, quote, we will not establish self-sustaining
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